Solar Install Process

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Steps to complete a solar install on a Habitat for Humanity home. These steps may vary by location and electric utility.

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  1. Create house plans (Habitat)
  2. Share house plans with solar installer (Habitat)
  3. Solar installer creates design (installer)
  4. Solar installer applies for solar permit (installer)
  5. If required by utility, complete load letter (Habitat electrician)
  6. Complete Net Metering Application (installer and homeowner)
  7. Deliver application to electric utility (homeowner)
  8. Solar rough in (installer)
  9. Organize solar barnraising (GiveSolar and installer)
  10. Complete electrical inspection (inspector)
  11. Commission the solar system (installer)